After bad boy Derek Fitzpatrick gets kicked out of boarding school has no other choice but to go with his stepmother, back to hometown of Illinois, while his military dad is deployed. This is definitely not what Derek was planning for his life and he is counting the days before he can be on his own. The last thing he needs is to get involved with someone else’s family drama.
Ashtyn Parker knows one thing for certain, the people you care about leave without a backward glance. A football scholarship would finally give her the chance to leave. So she pours everything into winning a state championship, until her boyfriend and star quarterback betrays them all by joining their rival team. Ashtyn needs a new game plan, but it requires trusting Derek, her sisters step-son, a guy she barely knows, someone born to break the rules. Is she willing to put her heart on the line to try and win it all?
Even though Ryan Dean West is only 14 years old, he is junior at a rich kids boarding school. After getting into trouble the previosu year he has now been assigned to live in Opportunity Hall, the dorm for troublemakers. To make matters worse he has to room with the biggest bully on the rugby team, and he’s madly in love with his best friend Annie, who thinks of him as a little boy. With the help of his sense of humor, rugby buddies, and his doodling comics, Ryan Dean manages to survive life’s complications and even find some happiness along the way. But when the unthinkable happens, he has to figure out how to hold on to what’s important, even when it feels like everything has fallen apart.